SailNet Community - View Single Post - Low buck projects- Let's see 'em!
View Single Post
post #735 of Old 06-26-2013
Junior Member
G20's Avatar
Join Date: Jul 2011
Location: Richmond VA
Posts: 29
Thanks: 3
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Rep Power: 0
Re: Low buck projects- Let's see 'em!

Hi everyone,

Attached are some pics of new wood companionway slides I installed yesterday. The original ones were plastic and had cracked in a number of places. They are made out of Sipo and lucky enough for me....cost nothing! My sister owns a wood shop and had some scrapes laying around. They were simple to mill up with all of her equipment.

Total price to me was 45 minutes of time, 5 dollars in stainless hardware and a tiny bit of butyl tape. Works much better than the old ones and they have made the sliding action quite a bit quieter.

Attached Images
File Type: jpg image.jpg (69.7 KB, 145 views)
File Type: jpg photo.jpg (37.5 KB, 133 views)
G20 is offline  
Quote Share with Facebook
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome